Mark W. Lerner and Jessica Taub Rosenberg Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article: “Medical OK to Return to Work Now Common, Backed by EEOC”
Kasowitz Benson Torres partners Mark W. Lerner, head of the firm’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group, and Jessica Taub Rosenberg are quoted in the Bloomberg Law article, “Medical OK to Return to Work Now Common, Backed by EEOC.” The article examines the various medical clearance policies employers may adopt before an employee returns to work in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and how those policies may impact laws that were enacted to protect workers against discrimination and bias, as well as protect their privacy rights.
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Mark W. Lerner is the head of the firm’s Employment Practices and Litigation Group. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Lerner focuses his practice on advice and litigation relating to discrimination and harassment claims on behalf of management, non-competition agreements, employee raiding and lift-outs, theft of company information, executive compensation disputes, terminations and lay-offs, and wage and hour actions. He has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 in its elite “Leading Lawyers” list, and Super Lawyers as a top Labor and Employment Law practitioner. He was also named to Lawdragon’s 2019 list of the Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers in the U.S.
Jessica Taub Rosenberg, partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents employers and prominent senior executives in all aspects of employment-related litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. She has been shortlisted as a 2019 Labor & Employment New York Attorney of the Year and recognized as a New York Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, as well as included on Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List. She has also been named a Women Worth Watching by Diversity Journal and recognized as a Rising Star in Labor and Employment Law by Euromoney Legal Media Group and Super Lawyers.The New York Law Journal named the Employment Practices and Litigation Group its 2019 Labor and Employment Litigation Department of the Year. Mr. Lerner and Ms. Rosenberg also won a Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award by The Burton Awards program for their article, “When Sexual Harassment is also a Crime,” published in the New York Law Journal.